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[audio]Carl Rakosi Reading and Interview on KPFA's Ode To Gravity, 1971 - Carl Rakosi
Carl Rakosi (born November 6, 1903, Berlin) was one of the four so-called Objectivist poets of the thirties along with Louis Zukofsky, George Oppen and Charles Reznikoff. The Minneapolis poet gave up his art in 1941 to become a social worker and psychotherapist under the pseudonym Callman Rawley; he resumed writing in 1964 and his book Amulet was published by New Directions in 1967. Late in 1971 his new book, Ere-Voice, appeared...
Keywords: Modern American Prose and Poetry; objectivist
Downloads: 405 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Carl Stone performs So Kong Dong at Other Minds 4, 1997 - Carl Stone
Carl Stone performs the world premiere of So Kong Dong at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1997 at San Francisco's Cowell Theater. Carl Stone, solo electronics
Keywords: Sound Art; Avantgarde
Downloads: 749
[audio]Carl Stone performs Ruen Pair at Other Minds 4, 1997 - Carl Stone
The Paul Dresher Ensemble performs one of Carl Stone's signature disjunct narratives assembled from found-music sources at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1997 at San Francisco's Cowell Theater.
Keywords: Avantgarde; Sound Art
Downloads: 502
[audio]Interview and music with American mezzo-soprano Cathy Berberian on KPFA's Ode to Gravity, 1972 - Cathy Berberian
Cathy Berberian Interviewed on KPFAs Ode to Gravity, November 1, 1972. Charles Amirkhanians interview with the legendary mezzo-soprano Cathy Berberian was recorded informally in her home in Milan. With birdsongs, traffic noise, and the arrival of a telegram from Luciano Berio in the background, the singer talks about her theory of the New Vocality, her approach to recitals, her upbringing and musical training, her experience working with Igor Stravinsky, and many other topics Enjoy musical examp...
Keywords: Opera; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 1,548
[audio]A Program on Fylkingen, art center in Sweden, from KPFA's Ode To Gravity Series, 1971 - Charles Amirkhanian
FYLKINGEN: Revolutionary music and technological art center near Stockholm, Sweden. This program deals with the revolutionary music and technological art center near Stockholm, Sweden, called Fylkingen. Included in this program are examples of linguistically-oriented experimental music, called by the Swedes "text-sound compositions." Note: Language Warning Charles Amirkhanian explores the "text-sound" compositions of the forward thinking FYLKINGEN art center...
Keywords: Sound Poetry; Documentary; Text-Sound Composition
Downloads: 675
[audio]Hut Harsh Mutt Marsh (Early Text-Sound Works by Charles Amirkhanian) - Charles Amirkhanian
Compositions which fall between the media of music and poetry. Includes Radii, EEYvYUSS, Dactl Dactl Mther Mther Mther Bongg Bongg Frgid, Each'll, Sniro and If In Is. A March 29, 1972 KPFA broadcast, just before Amirkhanian's first trip to Europe where he worked in the studios of Swedish Radio, courtesy of Fylkingen, to make works for the 5th annual festival of text-sound composition. Please note: the commentary track is deliberately altered and treated itself as a compositional element of the p...
Keywords: Sound Poetry; Avantgarde
Downloads: 497 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Charles Amirkhanian: Lexical Music - Charles Amirkhanian
1750 Arch Records S-1779. Released in 1980, this first solo LP by Charles Amirkhanian contains a selection of his text-sound compositions including Dutiful Ducks, Mugic and Seatbelt Seatbelt. With influences from Ernst Toch's 1930 Geogbrphical Fugue and Kurt Schwitters Ursonate to Gertrude Stein, Clark Coolidge and Steve Reich, Amirkhanian fashions words into percussion objects, layering them countrapuntally and non-syntactically...
Keywords: Sound Poetry; Spoken Word; Charles Amirkhanian
Downloads: 602
[audio]Charles Amirkhanian's "Son of Metropolis San Francisco" performed at Other Minds 11, 2005 - Charles Amirkhanian
Son of Metropolis San Francisco (1986; 1997) by composer Charles Amirkhanian performed at the 11th Other Minds Music Festival at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. OM11 presents a 60th birthday tribute to Other Minds founding artistic director Charles Amirkhanian, featuring the San Francisco concert premiere of his radiophonic tape piece, Son of Metropolis San Francisco. The work is a part-abstract, part-representational audio snapshot of idiosyncratic Bay Area sounds, ranging from...
Keywords: tape collage; musique concrete; Concrete Music
Downloads: 945 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Elder Statesmen of American Music: Ernst Bacon, Otto Luening, Leo Ornstein, Dane Rudhyar, Nicholas Slonimsky, and Virgil Thomson - Charles Amirkhanian
This program of Elder Statesmen of America include Ernst Bacon, Otto Luening, Leo Ornstein, Dane Rudhyar, Nicholas Slonimsky, Virgil Thomson. Each of these octogenarian began their careers when no recognizable "American" classical music existed. Each of them (as of 1981) still were actively working on their craft. All have, in their individual ways, advanced the cause of modern American music. Producer Charles Amirkhanian traveled the country to collect materials for audio portraits of these "El...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Documentary; Avantgarde
Downloads: 467
[audio]Charles Amirkhanian: Oratora Konkurso Rezulto - Autoro de la Jaro (Portrait of Lou Harrison, 1970) - Charles Amirkhanian
An original text-sound composition by Charles Amirkhanian, produced at the KPFA studios with the sounds of the voice of Lou Harrison, recorded in his home in Aptos, CA, by KPFA Chief Engineer George Craig. Amirkhanian composed a cut-up text in Esperanto, a favorite language of Harrison's. Many of the phrases were taken from a contemporary newspaper in that international language. Also intruding from time to time are ambient sounds of Mr...
Keywords: Sound Poetry; Avantgarde
Downloads: 381
[audio]The History of Sound Poetry: An Introduction - Charles Amirkhanian
Charles Amirkhanian traces developments in 20th Century text-sound composition, including recorded examples by such historical figures as Kurt Schwitters, Raoul Hausmann, Ernst Toch, Gertrude Stein, Mauricio Lemaitre, François Dufrene and Henri Chopin. More modern examples of American work follows. Production of this program funded by the Berkeley Civic Arts Commission.
Keywords: Sound Poetry; Documentary; Electro-Acoustic/Electronic
Downloads: 1,339
[audio]History of New Music Los Angeles - Charles Amirkhanian
Highlights of contemporary music in the City of Angels from the New Music Society of 1925 to New Music America, 1985 a 60 year heritage of profound significance! Henry Cowell, born in Northern California, was the catalyst for all that was new and outrageous in new music in Los Angeles in the 1920s. His October 22, 1925 concert at the Biltmore Hotel there, underwritten by Aileen Barnsdall, is considered the birth of new music in southern California...
Keywords: New Music; Documentary; Motion Picture Music
Downloads: 545
[audio]Radio Visions: The New Consonance, 1981 - Charles Amirkhanian
The New Consonance Starting in 1969, Charles Amirkhanian was the first radio producer to broadcast substantial quantities of music by first generation minimalist composers. His early interviews with Steve Reich, John Adams, Paul Dresher, Laurie Anderson, Lou Harrison, and others form the basis of this fascinating exigesis of the sea change in contemporary music brought on by the use of consonant harmonies, steady pulse, and hypnotic repetition...
Keywords: Avantgarde; Electronic; Documentary; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 629
[audio]Charles Amirkhanian Concert at 1750 Arch on KPFA's Ode To Gravity Series, 1973 - Charles Amirkhanian
Beginning in 1972, KPFA Radio broadcast weekly on Friday nights over high quality phone lines from a lovely home in North Berkeley owned by baritone singer Thomas Buckner. The address and name of the concert hall and record company was 1750 Arch Street, and many brilliant composers and performers made this 49-seat hall the place to be in Northern California to hear classical music of all periods with an emphasis on the contemporary...
Keywords: Sound Poetry; Spoken Word; KPFA-FM; Charles Amirkhanian; 1750 Arch Street
Downloads: 331
[audio]Charles Amirkhanian & Anthony Gnazzo: William Panda with Back Mark to Martyre - Charles Amirkhanian & Anthony Gnazzo
A collection of collaborative sound pieces for radio by Anthony Gnazzo and Charles Amirkhanian. This program has sensitive language. We hope you are a sensitive listener.
Keywords: Sound Poetry; Spoken Word; Electro-Acoustic/Electronic; Anthony Gnazzo; Charles Amirkhanian
Downloads: 383
[audio]Brian Eno Interviewed on KPFA's Ode to Gravity, 1980 - Charles Amirkhanian & Brian Eno
Charles Amirkhanian and Brian Eno discuss Phonetic Poetry, how Brian writes his lyrics, and the spirit of inquisitiveness at KPFA Radio on Saturday February 2, 1980. Listen to some of Brian Enos pieces; After the Heat, Everything Merges With the Night, Another Green World, Spirits Drifting and sections of other pieces. Brian Eno also discusses the artist Peter Schmidt and their work on the Oblique Strategies Cards, being a producer, Process vs Product and looping...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Ode to Gravity series; Interview and Music; New Music; Popular Music; Brian Eno
Downloads: 11,881 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[audio]John Cage Obituary on KPFA Radio, August 12, 1992 - Charles Amirkhanian, KPFA
John Cage's obituary on KFPA Radio by Charles Amirkhanian, August 12, 1992. The sudden death of John Cage as he approached his 80th birthday came as a shock to many. The day the message came to KPFA from Laura Kuhn, Cage's assistant, the KPFA News Department held time for this report that was completed by Amirkhanian minutes before it aired. Later the circumstances were explained by Ms. Kuhn who had left the composer's apartment in NYC and reminded Mr...
Keywords: Avantgarde; Documentary; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 1,198
[audio]r i g i d f o x h o l e - Charles Amirkhanian, Richard Friedman & Anthony Gnazzo
This incurably bizarre program, somewhat reminiscent of John Cage's Indeterminacy, begins with "I had a hankering to shoot pins at Bartok." It features a mix of pre-recorded electronic and radio drama sound sources mixed with tape delay under readings of experimental texts by Charles Amirkhanian read by Carol Law, Anthony J. Gnazzo and Amirkhanian himself. Performed live in the KPFA studios, the writing is influenced by William Burroughs, Clark Coolidge, and Fluxus happenings artists Dick Higgin...
Keywords: Sound poetry; Anthony Gnazzo; Richard Friedman; Carol Law; Charles Amirkhanian; Fluxus; trenchermen; kitchen; Bartok; spitting
Downloads: 735 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Will Charles Boone Please Step Forward: A Program on San Francisco composer Charles Boone, 1972 - Charles Boone
Bay Area composer Charles Boone in conversation with Charles Amirkhanian, recorded June 27, 1972 at KPFA Berkeley. Topics of discussion include Boones musical education, relationship with other composers and the situation of composers living on the West (in comparison to that of composers on the East Coast). A selection of his music includes Oblique Formation (for flute and piano), A Cool Glow of Radiation(for flute and tape) and Starfish (for clarinet, two violins, two percussion and piano).
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Avantgarde
Downloads: 155
[audio]Will Charles Boone Please Step Forward? - Charles Boone
Bay Area composer Charles Boone in conversation with Charles Amirkhanian, recorded June 27, 1972 at KPFA Berkeley. Topics of discussion include Boones musical education, relationship with other composers and the situation of composers living on the West (in comparison to that of composers on the East Coast). A selection of his music includes Oblique Formation (for flute and piano), A Cool Glow of Radiation(for flute and tape) and Starfish (for clarinet, two violins, two percussion and piano).
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 299
[audio]Charles Dodge, Speaking Of Music at the Exploratorium in 1986 - Charles Dodge
Charles Dodge interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian at the Exploratorium's Speaking of Music Series in San Francisco, February 27, 1986. Charles Amirkhanian hosts an evening with electronic music composer Charles Dodge. Dodges stated intent is to discover new ideas by experimenting with new technology. He elaborates on the technical aspects of his computerized music, which extends human speech into realms not possible without the aid of technology...
Keywords: Avantgarde; Experimental; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 565 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Interview with Charlotte Moorman, 1970 - Charlotte Moorman, Harvey Matusow
Harvey Matusow interviewed Charlotte Moorman in New York where she talks about the history of her Festival of Avant-Garde Arts. This talk was recorded in 1970. Cellist Charlotte Moorman became famous in NYC in the 60's for playing avant-garde music, occasionally in the nude. She was also closely associated with Nam Jun Paik, who wrote many works for her, including the famous one where she wears a bra made up of two mini-TVs...
Keywords: Avantgarde
Downloads: 1,272 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Portrait of Composer Colin McPhee - Colin McPhee
Charles Amirkhanian introduces the life and music of Colin McPhee (1901-1964), with commentary by Henry Cowell and Lou Harrison. A classically trained pianist and composer, McPhee became prominent in the 1930s modern music movement in New York. His life and music changed direction when he discovered Balinese music in 1931. He moved to Bali and thoroughly studied the indigenous music. McPhee composed music incorporating Balinese themes...
Keywords: Documentary; 20th Century Classical; World Music
Downloads: 1,300
[audio]Conlon Nancarrow on KPFA's Ode To Gravity Series from 1987 including interviews from Mexico City and New York recorded in 1977 - Conlon Nancarrow
In an interview by Charles Amirkhanian with Conlon Nancarrow at this Mexico City home in 1977, the composer reveals details of his compositions for one or more player pianos including the equipment needed to hand-punch the holes into the piano rolls. Reminiscences of the artists residing in Mexico City from the 1940s on, including Diego Rivera, are recounted. There are recordings of several "Studies for Player Piano" presented, and in one instance, a composition for traditional instruments (Stri...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Avantgarde
Downloads: 1,469 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs Conlon Nancarrow's Three 2-Part Studies at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Conlon Nancarrow & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the west coast premiere of Conlon Nancarrow's Three 2-Part Studies (1942), arranged by Tan, at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, two toy pianos According to Tan: The published score of the Three 2-Part Studies bears the following dedication: "For Jürgen, a dearest friend, who found this score, forgotten in the dust of my studio." When I first embarked on my career as a toy pianist in 1995, I was ferreting...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 1,580 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
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